Haircuts for Thin Hair: How to Style Your Thinning Hair

I. Types Of Cuts

     A. Layers Add Texture, Texture Adds Fullness

     B. Be Blunt With Your Hair

II. Styling

     A. You Have the Layers, Make Sure to Texturize Them

     B. Grabbing the Curling Iron Will Result In Hair Looking Thicker, Naturally

     C. Easy To Style: Give Yourself a Messy Bun To Maintain Healthy Hair and Heatless Styling

     D. For the Guys: Let Your Beard Do the Talking

III. Thin Hair At the Temples

IV. Male and Female Pattern Hair Loss And How To Conceal It

     A. Add Some Weight To Your Hairline

     B. Keeping Your Part In Line by Adding Fullness

V. Hidden Extensions and the No-Damage Game Changer

     A. Extra Volume and Length With None of the Sacrifice

VI. Tackling the Hair at the Follicle

Summary: Haircuts and style tips for men and women to feign thickness and prevent damage to those precious locks.

Thin hair can be caused by a number of factors. Some people are born with naturally sparse strands, while others may have underlying medical conditions. Regardless of the reason, many people who experience thinning hair look for ways to give their hair some body. 

Consider consulting with Dr. Feinberg at HairMD for an effective hair restoration treatment. In addition to their services, styling techniques can help boost your confidence and give you a fuller look.  

Types Of Cuts

Layers Add Texture, Texture Adds Fullness

Adding layers throughout the hair will give off the impression of fuller hair. With shorter layers on top, it is also easier to tease the top layer to build volume, which will make the hair appear thick. For the ladies, It is easiest to do this if you have short hair to begin with, like a bob or pixie length. The idea behind this choppy look is to give you extra volume where you need it. When you go to the stylist, explain your concerns and let them know you want layers to maximize fullness. 

Mens cuts can have layers, too! Shorter, buzzed hair on the sides and some short layers on top are a go-to style for giving your hair extra volume. For an added bold look, ask for a quiff in addition to the layers.

Be Blunt With Your Hair.

A shoulder length chop will do wonders for the ladies. Aside from short layers to add texture, a straight across blunt cut would also give the illusion of thickness. These cuts add weight to your tresses, as long as you cut off the stragglers. Once the ends start to separate (usually past shoulder length) the appearance of thin hair comes back into play. Cut off the dead ends, and then some.

Styling

You Have the Layers, Make Sure To Texturize Them

There are many products out there to help you build up your layers and enhance volume, it all depends on personal preference. A no-fuss option would be to use texturizing hair spray under your top layer to keep the separation between layers. The spray is best for beginners, but other options include mousse or pomade. The slight waxy feel of the product will keep your strands in place. For men with longer, layered hair on top, start with a little bit of pomade to work through the layers to give them definition. 

Grabbing the Curling Iron Will Result In Hair Looking Thicker, Naturally

You can style your curls in a variety of ways. Whether you’re going for a beach wave, or more natural definition, curls are the optimal hairstyle for thin hair. When it comes to curls, you can change up how you want them to look with this interchangeable curling iron from Drybar. Try to keep heat styling to a minimum and always remember to use an effective heat protectant when using hot tools on your hair to further prevent damage. There are also ways to achieve curls without using heat. Some methods work better for thin hair than others, but if no-damage curls are your thing, definitely give heatless curls a try!

Easy To Style: Give Yourself a Messy Bun To Maintain Healthy Hair and Heatless Styling

A bun? Yes. A beautiful, messy bun, with the assistance of some synthetic hair. Try using a wrap to give your hair a styling break, while also looking put together. Anyone can use these hair wraps to add fullness to their buns. An easy answer for a classic look. 

For the Guys: Let Your Beard Do the Talking

Growing out your beard is the simple solution to thinning hair. Why? Because it immediately draws attention away from your hair, and onto your face. A well-groomed and properly maintained beard will complement whatever hairstyle you decide to roll with. Some styles that are shorter on the sides are meant to fade into a beard anyway. 

Thin Hair At the Temples

If you’re worried about putting your hair back because it would expose your thinning hair at your temples, fear not! Dr. Feinberg at the Hair Restoration Center of NY and NJ offers services tailored to each individual scenario, such as PRP injections. This treatment has been known to stimulate hair growth in a thinning scalp by using your own platelets. If you’re looking for a temporary solution while you wait to see your results, check out this low maintenance option. In between treatments and during the hair growth process, faux bangs are a commitment-free alternative to styling, covering up, and adding some depth. Bangs also tend to be flattering to many different face shapes!

Male and Female Pattern Hair Loss and How To Conceal It

Add Some Weight To Your Hairline

Hair loss in men tends to show up as a receding hairline at first. If you’re starting to notice these first signs of hair loss, consider some fringe (aka bangs) swept upward, and a side part. This cut is designed for men who have a pushed back hairline, as the heaviness helps bring it back down.

Keeping Your Part In Line by Adding Fullness

If you’re noticing thinning at the scalp, or your part is widening, you’re probably noticing what is commonly referred to as female pattern baldness. It starts off as thinning hair at the scalp, while men typically start to show symptoms by developing a receding hairline. Temporary solutions come in the form of hair building fibers, and it’s as easy as spraying on your areas of concern and using your fingers to disperse the product into place. 

Consulting with Dr. Feinberg at the first sign of thinning hair is your best defense for slowing down hair loss and improving hair growth. Dr. Feinberg offers a mixture of Minoxidil and Latisse®, applied directly to the scalp, to help follicles survive longer by extending their growth cycle. It’s best to do this while you still have follicles to work with. 

Hidden Extensions and the No-Damage Game Changer

Extra Volume and Length With None of the Sacrifice

Damage-free extensions, known as Halo Extensions, are installed so easily, without the use of clips, glue, or tape. All you have to do is put your top layer up in a clip, and put the extensions with the string at the crown of your head. Take your hair out of the clip and voila! Seamless extensions done in seconds. Removal takes all of thirty seconds with zero damage to your existing hair.

Tackling the Hair at the Follicle

There are many options to choose from when it comes to styling and treating thin hair, but if you’re looking for a permanent solution to help with hair regrowth, Dr. Herbert Feinberg has got you covered. Be sure to check out HairMD to get answers to your hair questions and read more about treatment options offered by the Hair Restoration Center of NY and NJ. To learn more, call (201) 739-1885, or book your consultation online.

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